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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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298. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- June 12, 1866 (second letter)
298. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- June 12, 1866 (second letter) Second letter of June 12, 1866, from William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson. McBurney writes that Ferguson's brother thinks the mule thief will cross the river at "Bacon Bridge" and head towards Adams Run and suggests that Ferguson go to "the neighborhood of the 18-mile" house to offer "John Donnelly" a reward if he can capture the thief. 1p.
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293. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- May 5, 1866 (Second letter)
293. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- May 5, 1866 (Second letter) Second letter of May 5, 1866, from William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson. McBurney asks Ferguson to finish the tax returns on Dean Hall and sends him a mill worker. The laborer has agreed to the $15 per month salary with rations "consisting of one peck corn, or ten quarts of meal and three lbs of bacon pr week and one quart of Salt and one quart of molasses pr month." 2p.
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288. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- April 24, 1866 (Second letter)
288. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- April 24, 1866 (Second letter) Second letter of same date from William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson concerning operations at Dean Hall. 2p.
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206. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- November 28, 1863 (second letter)
206. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- November 28, 1863 (second letter) Second letter of the same date from Frank Myers to James B. Heyward telling him that he (Myers) may be able to be exempt from service if James would make him his overseer. 1p.
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157. Contract with W.L. Hadine (?), C.R. Hains and James B. Heyward -- 1858-1859
157. Contract with W.L. Hadine (?), C.R. Hains and James B. Heyward -- 1858-1859 Short contract between W.L. Hadine (?), C.R. Hains and James B. Heyward to oversee two unnamed Heyward properties in 1858. The handwritten document includes short statements from 1859 detailing the fulfillment of the contract. 1p.
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022. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- October 9, 1817
022. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- October 9, 1817 Short letter from Nathaniel Heyward to his mother announcing the birth of his third son James. 2p.
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129. List of Slave Carpenters with New Tools Received, 1852
129. List of Slave Carpenters with New Tools Received, 1852 Short list of slave carpenters and the tools assigned to them, plantation unknown. 1p.
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131. Slave numbers for Hamburgh and Copenhagen Plantations -- 1852
131. Slave numbers for Hamburgh and Copenhagen Plantations -- 1852 Short list of the number of slaves at Rotterdam and Hamburgh Plantations in 1852 delineated by trade, i.e. field hand, carpenter, waterminder and waggoner. 2p.
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132. List of slaves and the carpenter's tools assigned to them -- 1853-1858
132. List of slaves and the carpenter's tools assigned to them -- 1853-1858 Small booklet with the names of slaves and the carpenter's tools assigned to them on a yearly basis from 1853-1858 (cover of booklet lists 1852). There is no mention of the plantation but the slave names match several on the list of Fife Plantation slaves (no. 117). 16p.
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164. C.R. Hains to James B. Heyward -- 1861-1862
164. C.R. Hains to James B. Heyward -- 1861-1862 Statement of account and expenses incurred from C.R. Hains, overseer, to James B. Heyward. 2p.
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154. Statement of Receipts and Expenditures ca. 1859
154. Statement of Receipts and Expenditures ca. 1859 Statement of receipts and expenditures for the construction of Vernizobre Bank ("bank" believed to refer to a river bank or dyke). Earliest date appearing on the document is an expenditure to the contractor in 1854. 2p.
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240. Statement of W.H. Dowdey -- June 26, 1865
240. Statement of W.H. Dowdey -- June 26, 1865 Third certified statement from the former overseer concerning rice taken from James Ferguson's Dockon Plantation. The note was apparently used in defense of Thomas Ferguson's petition to reclaim or be remunerated for the confiscated rice. 2p.
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294. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- May 5, 1866 (Third letter)
294. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- May 5, 1866 (Third letter) Third letter of May 5, 1866, from William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson. McBurney discusses the ongoing struggle to obtain a saw blade of the correct dimensions claiming the company he ordered it from cannot forge one because the proper sized plate "is on board the colera (sic) ship and cannot be had until she is permitted to discharge cargo." 2p.
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340. Legal documents concerning the death of James B. Heyward -- 1887
340. Legal documents concerning the death of James B. Heyward -- 1887 Three legal documents concerning the estate of James B. Heyward and his executors Francis H. Heyward and Maria H. Heyward. 5p.
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209. 3 Confederate Checks --1864
209. 3 Confederate Checks --1864 Three receipts for confederate bonds issued to the holder under the "Act to reduce the Currency." All of the receipts are notarized on the reverse and two of them are, in return, transferred to pay taxes. 6p.
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102. Title with Covenants between James B. Heyward and Rawlins Lowndes -- 1845
102. Title with Covenants between James B. Heyward and Rawlins Lowndes -- 1845 Title with Covenants between James B. Heyward and Rawlins Lowndes and a Renunciation of Dower from Gertrude Laura Lowndes to James B. Heyward, 1845. 4p.
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360. Mortgage of William Henry Heyward and James B. Heyward
360. Mortgage of William Henry Heyward and James B. Heyward Undated and largely blank document concerning the sale of James B. and William Henry Heyward's Fife Plantation on the Savannah River. 3p.
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359. Floor plan for a Rice or Saw Mill
359. Floor plan for a Rice or Saw Mill Undated floor plan for a rice or saw mill. Author unknown. 1p.
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358. Floor plan for a Summer Home and bill of some expenses
358. Floor plan for a Summer Home and bill of some expenses Undated floor plan for a summer home and bill for expenses. Author unknown. 7p.
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268. F.M. Montell to Capt. Hodges -- December 19, 1865
268. F.M. Montell to Capt. Hodges -- December 19, 1865 Update from F.M. Montell of the Freedmen's Bureau to Capt. Hodges concerning the removal of former slaves still residing at Dean Hall Plantation. 2p.
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